Haryana government announced to make the fitment of auto-dippers as a road safety measures to all four wheeled transport vehicles mandatory, in terms of Rule 106 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989. An official of the state transport department said that no four wheeled transport vehicle would be registered by the registering authorities of the state or authorized motor vehicle dealer who are authorized for registration, unless they are fitted with an auto-dipper compatible with head lamp that complies with the requirement of Rule 106 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.
All the four wheeled transport vehicles that are already registered would be get auto-dipper compatible with head lamp and will comply with the requirement of Rule 106 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989. And also added that the auto-dipper would be fitted out of the makes that will be approved by the Transport Department on the basis of the technology under license from National Research Development Corporation, a Government of India undertaking or prototype tested by approved testing agencies approved by the Government of India like Vehicle Research and Development Establishment of the Ministry of Defence or Automotive Research Associates of India, Pune or other similar institutes as notified under Rule 124 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.
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The official further added that while manufacturer submitting the approval application of the auto-dipper by the Transport Department, would declare that functioning of the auto dipper is compatible with headlamps working as per AIS:034 standards and should not be tampered with the original wiring/electric circuits of the vehicles.
Moreover, company’s authorized distributor would would also attach the documents regarding VAT number, sale tax, paten certificate, hologram, details of manufacturing unit, registered office address, dealer network and service network in the State. This authorized dealer would submit one sample of auto-dipper with application for inspection and verification. Recently, Government announced to make Airbags mandatory for all new cars from October 2017.